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10 July 2014 Last updated at 12:39

Man dies after 22ft fall from pylon

A 49-year-old man from Walsall dies after falling about 22ft (7m) from a pylon in Cumbria.

West Cumberland HospitalHospitals stay in special measures

A struggling health trust in Cumbria is to remain in special measures following its latest inspection, the NHS watchdog has confirmed.

FishRadioactivity levels 'no problem'

Radioactivity levels from Sellafield found in fish and food on the Isle of Man are "barely detectable", according to the Manx government scientists.

Richard Moss, Political editor, North East & Cumbria Article written by Richard Moss Richard Moss Political editor, North East & Cumbria

Osborne's northern powerhouse pledge

The Chancellor wants to create a northern powerhouse through railways, science and mayors but can he deliver?

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Chris Jackson Article written by Chris Jackson Chris Jackson Presenter, Inside Out, North East & Cumbria

New stories emerge from WW1 at home

A century after the start of World War One new stories are emerging of how it affected Tyneside

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